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Definitions for naxosˈnæk sɒs, -soʊs

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  1. Naxos(ProperNoun)

    An island in the center of the Cyclades

  2. Naxos(ProperNoun)

    A town in Greece located on an homonymous island.


  1. Naxos

    Naxos is a Greek island, the largest island in the Cyclades island group in the Aegean. It was the centre of archaic Cycladic culture. The island comprises the two municipalities of Naxos and Drymalia. The largest town and capital of the island is Chora or Naxos City, with 6,533 inhabitants. The main villages are Filoti, Apiranthos, Vivlos, Agios Arsenios, Koronos and Glinado. Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several easily accessible ruins. It has a number of beaches, such as those at Agia Anna, Agios Prokopios, Alikos, Kastraki, Mikri Vigla, Plaka, and Agios Georgios, most of them near Chora. Naxos is the most fertile island of the Cyclades. It has a good supply of water in a region where water is usually inadequate. Mount Zeus is the highest peak in the Cyclades, and tends to trap the clouds, permitting greater rainfall. This has made agriculture an important economic sector with various vegetable and fruit crops as well as cattle breeding, making Naxos the most self-sufficient island in the Cyclades. Naxos is also known within Greece for its potatoes.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Naxos

    an island of the Cyclades, in the Ægean Sea, famed for its marble, and exports salt and emery powder.

Anagrams for naxos »

  1. Saxon

  2. axons


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naxos in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naxos in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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